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CSPAN
Aug 5, 2013 9:00pm EDT
>> tonight we start at the beginning, exploring the life and times of martha washington. >> martha washington was george washington's confidant. >> she was a person very absorbed in duty and very capable. but she didn't like that. she called herself a prisoner of state. >> by the same token that every step washington took to find the office, so in a very real sense kit be said everything martha washington did like wise. >> it was a business-like relationship, but not i think without affection. i think they had deep respect and affection for each other. >> it was as close to her how many town. she would own most of this block going back a couple acres, which mean she owned a huge chunk of what williamsburg was. there was a lot of tragedy in martha washington's life, she lost her first husband. she was raised a rich woman. now, what that means in 18th century is not familiesly what it means today. >> when she marries george washington she brings with her to mount vernon 12 house slaves, and that is really almost an unimaginable luxury. >> it takes her 10 days to travel here to valley
CSPAN
Aug 5, 2013 10:30pm EDT
. and then sara. wondering what the relationship was between martha and either of george mason's wives? >> they were friendly neighbors know, they never became intimate friends. friendship was a political casualty. but after the constitutional onvention, which, of course, washington sanctioned and mason it spelled in , many ways an end to their friendship. twitter, george and martha washington, quite the power couple. we close out bringing us full circle, what are the important things for people to the influence of martha washington. >> i think it's important to powerful she and on and how dependent he was her. his achievements were his achievements. him aving her there with made them much more possible. >> i think that's true. defined influence in a way that perhaps contemporary have difficulty understanding. but the fact of the matter is, she was the most influential of the earth face with the president of the united states. this says richard norton of george graphy washington patriarch still available if you'd like to learn we've been talking about the book "martha ashington"
CSPAN
Aug 6, 2013 1:00am EDT
called mt. vernon love story by mary higgins clark. and she said that -- that no one ever called martha washington martha. she was always called patsy as lady bird johnson was never called claudia. so i was just wondering, you mentioned in his letters when he referred to her in his letter that it was just mentioned on the telephone that he did call her patsy. and i also wanted to mention that in the story that i'm reading about martha and george washington that the house, mt. vernon, was originally the home of his half brother, george washington's half brother. that he lived in a smaller farm. and i wondered if you are going to talk anything about his years as a surveyor or is this really about the years with martha as an adult? >> thank versus much. this is actually martha washington's time in the sun. so we won't talk about george's early career. what about the nickname patsy? >> patsy, pat, patty were the nicknames for martha in those days just as peg or peggy is a nickname for margaret. the martha nickname has fallen out of favor. nobody was named patricia back then. the only patsie
ABC
Aug 5, 2013 5:30pm PDT
, in effect declaring war on one of its biggest stars. >>> terror alert, abc's martha raddatz with breaking news on the message from al qaeda that led to the worldwide warnings. >>> and sharks swarming the shores, jumping out of the water. our sam champion jumps in to find out why shark attacks are on the rise. >>> a good evening to you on this monday night and tonight america's sport, major league baseball, is making good on a promise to clean up the game. 12 big stars banned for the rest of the season for cheating with drugs. while another one, superstar alex rodriguez, vows to fight to the bitter end. there he is showing up for the game tonight. abc's matt gutman at his home field, yankee stadium, tonight. matt? >> reporter: it seemed that major league baseball wanted to make an example of its highest paid player, specifically mentioning the types of substances he allegedly abused, including testosterone and human growth hormone. this suspension could cost him $30 million. >> reporter: tonight, despite that suspension, alex rodriguez is still swinging. smacked with what could be
ABC
Aug 6, 2013 4:00am PDT
between two top al qaeda leaders. here, with more, is abc's martha raddatz. >> reporter: beefed-up law enforcement, heightened awareness at airports from l.a. to new york. and more scrutiny on those trying to enter the country. a senior u.s. official tells abc news that the plot started in yemen. and u.s. officials are frantically searching for vehicle bombs al qaeda wants to use to blow up the u.s. embassy there and perhaps others, as well. abc news has also learned that through surveillance and electronic eavesdropping, more was discovered, including communications between al qaeda affiliates and someone in the u.s. not just electronic conversations, but through the mail, as well. the u.s. does not know the content of the letters. >> in terrorist communications, in general, the simpler, more primitive forms of communication, the more effective they are. >> reporter: this is who al qaeda's zawahiri has been communicating with in yemen, nasir al wuhayshi. one of those behind the underwear bomb, printer cartridge bombs and surgically implanted explosives. small bombs that could be p
CSPAN
Aug 5, 2013 8:00pm EDT
at the beginning, exploring the life and times of martha washington. >> martha washington was george washington's confidant. >> she was a person very absorbed in duty and very capable. but she didn't like that. she called herself a prisoner of state. >> by the same token that every step washington took to find the office, so in a very real sense kit be said everything martha washington did like wise. >> it was a business-like relationship, but not i think without affection. i thinkth
ABC
Aug 5, 2013 5:00pm PDT
declaring war on one of its biggest stars. >>> terror alert, abc's martha raddatz with breaking news on the message from al qaeda that led to the worldwide warnings. >>> and sharks swarming the shores, jumping out of the water. our sam champion jumps in to find out why shark attacks are on the rise. >>> a good evening to you on this monday night and tonight america's sport, major league baseball, is making good on a promise to clean up the game. 12 big stars banned for the rest of the season for cheating with drugs. while another one, superstar
ABC
Aug 6, 2013 7:00am PDT
level. martha raddatz with new details on the urgent search now for vehicle bombs al qaeda reportedly wants to use in its next attack. >> shark, shark! >>> surviving "jaws." one woman's narrow escape facing off with a 14-foot great white shark battling with the beast to break free. now, she reveals her moment of terror, all caught on tape. >> will you marry me? >> yes. ♪ hey baby >> that will do. a blockbuster finale for "the bachelorette." did desiree really find love after having her heart broken? big questions this morning about that shocking ending. she said yes a thousand times, but was it to second best? the new couple here live. ♪ i think i want to marry you >>> good morning, everyone. did you see jimmy kimmel last night? that little bit he did on "the bachelorette"? >> funny. >> it was a moment. >> funny. that's fair to say. >> we'll share that ahead. >>> a dramatic moment though last night in chicago when alex rodriguez stepped up to the plate after being suspended for 211 games. >> as bizarre a season debut as we will see, capping one of the most bizarre days in the spor
ABC
Aug 6, 2013 1:40am PDT
. with more on this abc's martha raddatz. >> reporter: beefed-up law enforcement. heightened awareness at airports from l.a. to new york and more scrutiny on those trying to enter the country. a senior u.s. official tells abc news that the plot started in yemen, and u.s. officials are frantically searching for vehicle bombs al qaeda wants it use to blow up the u.s. embassy there and perhaps others as well. abc news has also learned that through surveillance and electronic eavesdropping, more was discovered. including communications between al qaeda affiliates and someone in the u.s. not just electronic conversations, but through the mail as well. the u.s. does not know the content of the letters. >> in terrorist communications, in general, the simpler more primitive forms of communication, the more effective they are. >> reporter: this is who al qaeda's zawahiri has been communicating with in yemen, al-wuhayshi. small bombs that could be placed inside a human body, especially dangerous if the bomb carrier boarded a flight. >> this group is fairly ingenious, fairly bold, and e
FOX News
Aug 5, 2013 7:00pm PDT
this country wants to do. >> president obama is going next week to martha's vineyard and the house and senate take the recess. many are going to do constituent work, but in terms of prioritizing, they have done a lousy job with the finances and all going away without doing their jobs first? >> i agree with you. if you recall four years ago, we were going through a very similar thing with this whole health care situation and they went home. the american public rose up. >> you have awakened the sleeping giant. >> this is not a federal government issue. this is a people issue. >> stay out of my business. stay out of my health care! >> the whole bill needs to be started over and concentrate on those things that are not going to cost anything. >> in term of the president's activi activities, his calendar is still coming together for that month. >> sooner or later, it will stop. it really well. if they went away for three or four years and took the president with them, i think i might like that. >> we have a president who, to this day, after 4 1/2 years still isn't accountable, still isn
FOX Business
Aug 6, 2013 7:00pm EDT
in a multimillion-dollar martha's vineyard a state. mrs. obama showing greater restraint by not leaving town and tell a saturday where as for now just on that basis i put the score at one, congressman. we're coming right back. classic example of government waste and the political giveaway. how one reporter got not one but three obama phones. by the way, she is not impoverished. she shares her story next. ♪ ♪ in new. lou: the justice department finally filing criminal charges against a number of says it -- suspects. my next guest calls it a weak response after knowing for months who was involved. joining yes, senior writer. good to have you with us. comes the news tonight that the justice department, according to a u.s. official unidentified and and and apparently to the rest of the world who says the behalf seal to charges filed in an unknown court. is this a response that makes any kind of sense? >> in an unknown court against an unknown number of suspects. and has been reported that one of the leaders in benghazi is one of them, but we don't know how many there are. as a l
FOX Business
Aug 5, 2013 10:00pm EDT
by the way, i don't need to remind youour leaving saturday for in a day vacation to martha's vineyard where you will stay at about an $8 million state. but that s at least -- that is at least a gesture on your part, stepping down a little bit because the sequester is at work . that $21 million mansion you normally use and stayt just was not available, but it still looks good. about one-third of what you normally would do. mr. president collier making the job of the late-night talk-sh hosts way too easy. by the way, you are not doing to badly for the rest of us either. the republican national committee stands up and takes on the mainstream liberal media, threatening to drop nbc and cnn over there hillary clinton miniseries and documentary. monica crowley and ed rollins on what has happened to a republican party they are standing up? ♪ my mother made the best toffee in the world. it's delicious. so now we've turned her toffee into a business. my goal was to take an idea and make it happen. i'm janet long and i formed my toffee company through legalzoom. never really thought i
ABC
Aug 6, 2013 6:00am PDT
after the terror alert there reaches its highest level. martha raddatz with new details on the urgent search now for vehicle bombs al qaeda reportedly wants to use in its next attack. >> shark, shark! >>> surviving "jaws." one woman's narrow escape facing off with a 14-foot great white shark battling with the beast to break free. now, she reveals her moment of terror, all caught on tape. >> will you
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 2:00am PDT
in travel expenses. one of the trips costing 95,000 dollars to martha's vineyard. 200,000 dollars to give commencement speeches at 3 ivy league schools. it turns out he spent 113,000 for four trips. while in office just as we get liberal advocacy groups. most were made on board a jet which costs more than $50 million. >>> a 14-year-old utah boy found alive after surviving four-days alone in the woods. they are required to hand over their shoes as a way to encourage them from running away. this child was barefooted. >> all americans are being urged to leave yemen immediately. that according to the state department which is also moving all nonessential personnel out of that country. this as we learn more about what prompt this had terror threat. doug luzader is live in washington this morning. >> while the u.s. facilities in all of these countries will remain closed today there is a special focus in yemen where the state department is telling u.s. citizens to get out. now the embassy in yemen was already closed. they are declaring nonemergency u.s. personnel to leave the country. yeste
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 6:00am PDT
hemmer in "america's newsroom." martha has time with the family. good to see you heather. >> i'm heather childers. nice to be back. pentagon officials say the broad evacuation effort is due to the threat that already prompted the closure of 19 u.s. embassies across the middle east and after from. bill: greg palkot picks up the story live from london with the latest there what is the latest you're hearing on the ground in yemen, greg. >> reporter: latest from our contacts on the ground in yemen things are definitely getting serious there. fox news was told at least one c-117 u.s. military aircraft transported something like 90 non-essential staffers from the embassy. u.s. citizens outside the embassy told to leave immediately. we were on the phone with the embassy this morning. it certainly sounded like they were on high alert. we had been there, it is a well-secured embassy, but according to my contacts it is more secure today. additional tanks, armored personnel carriers, all around that place, u.s. surveillance aircraft overhead. u.k. also evacuating diplomatic personnel. it is due to
FOX Business
Aug 6, 2013 9:20am EDT
. martha's vineyard, long island and i didn't know that, didn't know that the attorney general to travel on that. we'll discuss the outrage over a couple of million dollars next. ♪ with the spark cash card from capital one... boris earns unlimited rewards for his small business. can i get the smith contract, ease? thank you. that's three new paper shredders. [ boris ] put 'em on my spark card. [ garth ] boris' small business earns 2% cash back on every pchase every day. great businesses deserve unlimited rewards. read back the chicken's testimony, please. "buk, buk, bukka!" [ male announcer ] get the spark business card from capital one and earn unlimited rewards. choose 2% cash back or double miles on every purchase every day. told you i'det half. what's in your walle like carpools... polly wants to know if we can pick her up. yeah, we can make room. yeah. [ male announcer ] ...office space. yes, we're loving this communal seating. it's great. [ male announcer ] the best thing to share? a data plan. at&t mobile share for busiss. one bucket of data for everyone on the plan, unli
LINKTV
Aug 6, 2013 3:00pm PDT
what actual communities needed. >> tells about martha biggs in chicago. >> incredible mother of four he spent about a decade homeless in south side chicago. she was evicted twice. finally she said, i don't want my family to be sleeping in my minivan and have these think owned homes creating crime, creating. othersalong with rehabbed a bank owned home and she and her family liberated it and they still live there. >> in north carolina we see moral monday's. tell us the story about greg. >> he spent about 10 years legally fighting incredibly conjugated foreclosure in which he dealt with every single major perpetrator of these crimes. wells fargo, gmac, the robo signing -- everything. he got more than 40 foreclosure filings over the course of a decade. one time he got it dismissed. two days later he received a new one in the mail. history demonstrates the way wall street had actually no idea what they were doing through the foreclosure crisis. and there's no reason we should continue to allow them to break these laws. >> in your book, there are numerous images of quilts, what are labeled
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2013 3:00pm PDT
enough. >> republican congresswoman martha roby smiled and laughed at a voter describing the president as a, quote, foreign-born, america-hating communist. and earlier this summer, republican congressman jeff duncan went there. >> any chance the house may actually pursue barack obama's phony identification papers? >> well, you know, how is the original scandal, congressman? that's the original scandal. >> people should have voted against him in november. and i'm afraid that that wouldn't get to the supreme court where it ought to get. >> but if we know -- if we know that they're lying about all of these other things, why not go back and say, well, maybe the first scandal was a lie too. >> there you go. i'm all with you. let's go back and revisit some of these things, because americans have questions about not only the irs scandal, but also about the president's validity. >> he's got questions about the president's validity. so speaker boehner, forget the rips. forget the ice cream. how about denouncing the crazy talk? how about showing some leadership? that's a birthday gift
KOFY
Aug 5, 2013 9:00pm PDT
is the significant and serious threat. martha abc news washington. >> police arrested 7 people who chain themselves to the front of the state be in oakland today. activist say that they are doing this to show solidarity with state prison inmates now in the 27th day of a hunger strike. they all want the governor and corrections officials to end solitary cop finement. those demonstrators say they will stay as long as it takes to end what they consider torture. >> well now to abc 7 news follow-up to airport land value dispute in sonoma county we have been fog. as we reported last month county officials ordered to pay 135 offered to pay 135,000 dollars plus twice that for relocation expenses for some land adjacent to the charles m shuttle airport in santa rosa. but the owner held out for more. since property was valued at more than 400,000 dollars by the county tax assessor. well tonight she tells us that she has reached a settlement with the county for 8b 15,000 dollars. and she says it was our story that generated support for her cause from the community. >> the ambulance company tha
MSNBC
Aug 5, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. but the intent seems clear. the intent is to attack western, not just u.s. interests. >> that's martha raddatz. let me go back to richard engel, my hero over there. what is the sense of people over there in terms of one to ten concern? from what i've been pulling together on this, this is really big. people really think something's going to happen. is that the feeling in cairo and that part of the world? >> in cairo, people aren't really focused on this at all. cairo is in the middle of its own domestic problems. there are protests in the streets. the muslim brotherhood was thrown out of power in a coup. john mccain and others are in town, trying to work out a settlement. it's the end of ramadan. people are fasting all day long. so no one was really talking about this. we went down to the u.s. embassy today which was already a fortified compound. there are tons of concrete piled along all of the side streets leading to the embassy. they've been there for about a year when people tried to storm inside the embassy. remember, there was that offensive internet movie that mocked the muslim
FOX News
Aug 5, 2013 6:00pm PDT
vacation is not what this country wants to do. >> president obama is going next week to martha's vineyard and the house and senate take the recess. many are going to do constituent work, but in terms of prioritizing, they have done a lousy job with the finances and all going away without doing their jobs first? >> i agree with you. if you recall four years ago, we were going through a very similar thing with this whole health care situation and they went home. the american public rose up.
FOX News
Aug 5, 2013 9:00pm PDT
now. >> president obama is going next week to martha's vineyard and the house and senate take their recess. many say they will do constituent work, i believe they are, but in terms of prioritizing they have done alousing job with the national finances, and they are all going away without doing their jobs first? >> i agree with you, and if you recall four years ago we were going through a very similar thing with the whole health care situation and they went home, and the american people rose up.
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 3:00am PDT
newsroom." martha has time with the family. good to see you heather. >> i'm heather childers. nice to be back. pentagon officials say the broad evacuation effort is due to the threat that already prompted the closure of 19 u.s.
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